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A collection of biographical materials contributed by the North Carolina Collection of Wilson Special Collections Library (University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).

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eaton, john henry, 1790-1856
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UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Henry, O., 1862-1910; Smith, C. Alphonso (Charles Alphonso), 1864-1924
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Introduction -- The duplicity of Hargraves -- Roads of destiny -- A retrieved reformation -- The brief debut of Tildy -- A lickpenny lover -- The pendulum -- Transients in Arcadia -- The roads we take -- The furnished room -- Makes the whole world kin -- Squaring the circle -- The cop and the anthem -- The making of a New Yorker -- A cosmpolite in a cafe -- Mammon and the archer -- An unfinished story -- The last leaf -- The gift of the Magi -- The handbook of hymen -- The trimmed lamp -- The...
Topics: Henry, O., 1862-1910, Short stories, American
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Dowd, Clement, 1832-1898; Vance, Robert B. (Robert Brank), 1828-1899; Battle, Kemp P. (Kemp Plummer), 1831-1919; McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906
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Lectures, speeches, etc., by Z. B. Vance: p. 369-493
Topics: Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894, Governors, Legislators
"Privately printed."
Topics: Swift family, Swift, Thomas, d. 1675, Swift, J. G. (Joseph Gardner), 1783-1865
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Johnson, Mary Coffin, b. 1834; Coffin, Percival Brooks, 1865-1935, joint author
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Topics: Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916, Coffin, Tristram, 1605-1681, Coffin family
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Miner, William Harvey, 1877-1934; Dibdin Club
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Interleaved with blank pages
Topic: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Stephenson, Gilbert Thomas, 1884-1972
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Topics: Brown, Henry Alfred, 1846-1929, Winston-Salem First Baptist Church (Winston-Salem, N.C.), Baptist...
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Fosdick, Lucian J. (Lucian John), b. 1849; Sevier, John, 1745-1815
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Includes index
Topics: Huguenots, Huguenots, French, French
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Daly, Joseph Francis, 1840-1916
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Printed from the author's manuscript after his death
Topics: Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899, Theater, Theatrical managers
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Smith, C. Alphonso (Charles Alphonso), 1864-1924
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Topics: Henry, O., 1862-1910, Authors
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Jackson, Mary Anna, 1831-1915
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On cover: Memoir of Julia Jackson Christian, daughter of "Stonewall Jackson."
Topic: Christian, Julia Jackson, 1862-1889
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by Jackson, Mary Anna, 1831-1915
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Mary Anna Jackson was a North Carolinian
Topics: Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863, Jackson, Mary Anna, 1831-1915, Generals
Topics: Tryon, William, 1729-1788, Governors
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Warren, Edward, 1828-1893; Long, Dorothy, donor; Wilcox, Benson R., donor
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"In a series of Letters addressed to John Morris, M.D. of Baltimore, Md."
Topics: Warren, Edward, 1828-1893, Voyages and travels, Surgeons general (Military personnel), General...
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Jackson's second wife, Mary Anna was a North Carolinian
Topics: Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863, Jackson, Mary Anna, 1831-1915
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Maffitt, Emma Martin
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Includes index
Topic: Maffitt, John Newland, 1819-1886
Topic: Patton, Thomas Walton, 1841-1907
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Topics: Moore, James Daniel, 1846-1905, Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry...
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948
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Topics: Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948, United States. Navy, United States. Navy Dept, World War, 1914-1918
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Herring, Needham Bryan, b. 1839
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Topics: Eliot, John Ghost, Teachers, Life
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Topics: Love, James Lee, 1860-1950, Love, Julia Spencer, b. 1859, University of North Carolina (1793-1962),...
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Wilkes, E. Alston; Kilgo, John Carlisle, 1861-1922
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Includes correspondence with John C. Kilgo
Topics: Kilgo, John Carlisle, 1861-1922, Wilkes, E. Alston, Methodist Episcopal Church. South Carolina...
Includes bibliographical references (p. xi-xii) and index
Topics: Winslow, John Ancrum, 1811-1873, Alabama (Screw sloop), Kearsarge (Sloop), United States. Navy
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Bruce, H. Addington (Henry Addington), b. 1874
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Frontier and pioneer life, Frontier and pioneer life
UNC North Carolina Biographies
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Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Presidents, New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Doubleday, Page & Company
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Includes indexes of Kipling's and O. Henry's books
Topics: Henry, O., 1862-1910, Henry, O., 1862-1910, Henry, O., 1862-1910, Publishers and publishing
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957; Firkins, Oscar W., 1864-1932. O. Henry
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O. Henry / O.W. Firkins
Topics: Henry, O., 1862-1910, Henry, O., 1862-1910, American literature, American essays, English essays
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Murray, James, 1713-1781; Tiffany, Nina Moore; Lesley, Susan I. (Susan Inches), 1823-1904
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On the Scottish border, 1713-1735 -- A pioneer planter in North Carolina, 1735-1763 -- Bits of family history, 1749-1773 -- A Tory in Revolutionary Boston, 1765-1778 -- In exile, 1776-1781
Topics: Murray, James, 1713-1781, Murray family
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Dibble, Roy F. (Roy Floyd), 1887-1929
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Thesis (PH.D.)- Columbia University, 1921
Topics: Tourgée, Albion Winegar, 1838-1905, Tourgée, Albion Winegar, 1838-1905
Bibliography: p. [164]-327
Topics: Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792, Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Coffin, Addison, 1822-1897; Doan, Ida Coffin
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The closing chapter is by his daughter, Ida Coffin Doan
Topics: Coffin, Addison, 1822-1897, Society of Friends, Underground Railroad
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Groome, P. L; Thomas Bros
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Topics: Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875, Presidents
UNC North Carolina Biographies
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P. 391-464: The hunters of Kentucky: Simon Kenton -- Jo Daviess -- Bland Ballard -- John Hardin -- Benjamin Logan -- William Russell -- Silas Harlan
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Frontier and pioneer life
Added t.p
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Landscape painting, Painting
Address of Rev. F.H. Johnston, and Sketches by Rev. E.F. Rockwell
Topics: Hall, James, 1744-1826, Hall family, Presbyterian Church
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by North Carolina College for Women; Smith, William C. (William Cunningham), 1871-1943
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"Memorial volume prepared in accordance with a resolution of the Board of Directors of the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College and under the direction of the following committee of the faculty: William C. Smith, Viola Boddie, Mary Settle Sharpe."
Topics: McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906, Educators
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Thwaites, Reuben Gold, 1853-1913
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Includes index
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Frontier and pioneer life
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Wheeler, John H. (John Hill), 1806-1882
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Spaight, Richard Dobbs, 1758-1802
Page 93, advertising matter
Topic: Price, Thomas Frederick, 1860-1919
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Brooks, Eugene C. (Eugene Clyde), 1871-1947; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
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Appendix: Selections from Woodrow Wilson's public addresses
Topic: Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
UNC North Carolina Biographies
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-392) and index
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Presidents
Topic: Waddell, Hugh, 1734?-1773
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Goodwin, Maud Wilder, 1856-1935
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Topic: Madison, Dolley, 1768-1849
UNC North Carolina Biographies
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Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Presidents
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Fagin, Nathan Bryllion, 1892-
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Overture -- Action -- "O. Henryism" -- The moving pictures -- Verboten -- The artificial ending -- Form and substance -- Finale -- Effect
Topics: Henry, O., 1862-1910, Short story, Authorship
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by Lee, Sidney, Sir, 1859-1926
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The contents of this volume are based on a series of eight lectures delivered at the Lowell Institute, Boston, in the spring of 1903. cf. Pref
Topics: More, Thomas, Sir, Saint, 1478-1535, Sidney, Philip, Sir, 1554-1586, Raleigh, Walter, Sir,...
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Buell, Augustus C., 1847-1904
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Bibliography: v. 2, p. 355-359
Topics: Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792, United States. Navy
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by True, Charles K. (Charles Kittredge), 1809-1878
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Topic: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618
Topics: Posey, Humphrey, 1780-1846, Clergy, Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Indians
Introductory by J. H. Mills and C. E. Taylor
Topics: Jordan, Francis Marion, 1830-1924, Baptist State Convention of North Carolina
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Gulliver, Lucile, b. 1882
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Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Frontier and pioneer life
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Upchurch, J. J. (John Jorden), 1822-1887; Booth, Samuel
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Topic: Ancient Order of United Workmen
"Alta edition"--Cover
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Kenton, Simon, 1755-1836, Wetzel, Lewis, 1763-1808, Frontier and pioneer...
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Caruthers, E. W. (Eli Washington), 1793-1865; Craven, B. (Braxton), 1822-1882. Naomi Wise
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The account of David Fanning is taken from a chapter in Caruthers' Revolutionary incidents; "Naomi Wise" is attributed to Braxton Craven
Topics: Fanning, David, 1756?-1825, Wise, Naomi, d. 1807, American loyalists, Cotton manufacture, Lindley's...
Poems and prose. Includes [6] p. of advertisements for Sloan's Atlanta School of Telegraphy at end
Topic: Sloan, Dave U
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by McCormac, Eugene Irving, 1872-1943
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Bibliography: p. [726]-731
Topic: Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Madison, Dolley, 1768-1849; Cutts, Lucia Beverly, b. 1851
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Topic: Madison, Dolley, 1768-1849
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by Rodd, Rennell, 1858-1941
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Topic: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618
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by Hendrick, Burton Jesse, 1870-1949; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918. Correspondence
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Plates and portraits printed on both sides
Topic: Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918
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"Dr. Yates...in 1880-81...published in the Biblical recorder (Raleigh, N. C.) a series of letters entitled, 'Reminiscences of a long missionary life'. These, as well as extracts from his personal and official correspondence, constitute the main body of this volume."--Pref
Topics: Yates, M. T. (Matthew Tyson), 1819-1888, Yates, M. T. (Matthew Tyson), 1819-1888, Baptists, Missions
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Topics: Keckley, Elizabeth, ca. 1818-1907, Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882,...
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Topic: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by White, Stewart Edward, 1873-1946; Schuyler, Remington, 1884-1955
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Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Frontier and pioneer life
Preface signed: S. [i.e. Jerome Van Crowninshield Smith]
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Creek War, 1813-1814
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Hermitage (Hermitage, Tenn.), Ladies'...
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Bogart, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1888
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"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1854"--verso of t.p
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Pioneers, Frontier and pioneer life
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Macdonald, James Alexander, 1862-1923; Flora Macdonald College (Red Springs, N.C.)
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"The Flora Macdonald college": p.25-30
Topic: MacDonald, Flora, 1722-1790
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Dowd, Jerome, b. 1864; Duke University; Edwards and Broughton Company (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Topics: Craven, B. (Braxton), 1822-1882, Trinity College (Randolph County, N.C.), Educators
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Abbott, John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot), 1805-1877
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Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Pioneers, Frontier and pioneer life
Ch. 4, 5, 20, 24, and 29 have North Carolina content
Topics: Purdie, Samuel A. (Samuel Alexander), 1843-1897, Society of Friends, Missionaries
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Meigs, William Montgomery, 1852-1929
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Topic: Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858
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by Stockton, Frank Richard, 1834-1902
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The careers of Peter the Great, Peter Francis, Bartholomy Portuges, John Esquemeling, Roc the Brazilian, L'Olennois the Cruel, Henry Morgan, Raveneau de Luman, Blackbeard, Stede Bonnet, Richard Worley, Mary Reed Anne Bonny, Edward Low, Lafitte, Captain Kidd
Topics: Teach, Edward, d. 1718, Pirates, Pirates, Buccaneers
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912
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Includes index
Topics: Waddell, Alfred M., (Alfred Moore) 1834-1912, Democratic Party (N.C.), Lawyers
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Reynolds, Robert Rice, 1884-1963; Broadway Publishing Co. pbl
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Frontispiece and plates facing p. 12, 42, 54, 60, 72, 74 and 76
Topics: Reynolds, Robert Rice, 1884-1963, Gardner, Oliver Max, 1882-1947
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Gilmore, James R. (James Roberts), 1822-1903
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Includes index
Topics: Sevier, John, 1745-1815, Frontier and pioneer life